James 1:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.

King James Version

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:

International Standard Version

When someone is tempted, he should not say, "I am being tempted by God," because God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone.

A Conservative Version

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted by God, for God is without temptation of evils, and he himself tempts no man.

American Standard Version

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempteth no man:

Amplified

Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted from God; for God is incapable of being tempted by [what is] evil and He Himself tempts no one.

An Understandable Version

No one should say when he is tempted, "God is tempting me," because God cannot be tempted by evil and He does not tempt anyone.

Anderson New Testament

Let no one say, when he is tempted, My temptation is from God; for God can not be tempted by evils, and he himself tempts no man.

Bible in Basic English

Let no man say when he is tested, I am tested by God; for it is not possible for God to be tested by evil, and he himself puts no man to such a test:

Common New Testament

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself does not tempt anyone.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let no man under temptation, say, it is God that tempts him; for as he is incapable of moral evil, he can't influence any one thereto.

Darby Translation

Let no man, being tempted, say, I am tempted of God. For God cannot be tempted by evil things, and himself tempts no one.

Godbey New Testament

Let no one being tempted say, I am tempted from God. For God can not be tempted with evils, and he tempts no one:

Goodspeed New Testament

No one should think when he is tempted that his temptation comes from God, for God is incapable of being tempted by what is evil, and he does not tempt anyone.

Holman Bible

No one undergoing a trial should say, "I am being tempted by God." For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn't tempt anyone.

John Wesley New Testament

Let no man when he is tempted say, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither does he tempt anyone:

Julia Smith Translation

Let none say being tempted, that I am tempted of God: for God is not tempted of evils, and he tempts none:

King James 2000

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man:

Lexham Expanded Bible

No one who is being tempted should say, "I am being tempted by God," for God {cannot be tempted} by evil, and he himself tempts no one.

Modern King James verseion

Let no one being tempted say, I am tempted from God. For God is not tempted by evils, and He tempts no one.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let no man say when he is tempted that he is tempted of God: for God tempteth not unto evil, neither tempteth he any man.

Moffatt New Testament

Let no one who is tried by temptation say, 'My temptation comes from God'; God is incapable of being tempted by evil and he tempts no one.

Montgomery New Testament

When he is being tempted, let no one say, "It is God who tempts me," for God cannot be tempted with evil, nor does he tempt any man.

NET Bible

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.

New Heart English Bible

Let no man say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.

New simplified Bible

Let no man say when he is tempted: God tempts me. God cannot be tempted with evil, and he tempts (entices) (tests) (trys) no one.

Noyes New Testament

Let no one when he is tempted, say, I am tempted by God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he tempteth no one.

Sawyer New Testament

Let no tempted one say, I am tempted by God; for God is not subject to temptation by evils, and he tempts no one.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, no one, while tempted, be saying - From God, am I tempted, - for, God, cannot be tempted by things evil, and, himself, tempteth no one;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let no man under temptation say, I am tempted of God: for God is incapable of temptation from evils, and he tempteth no man:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let no one say, when he is tempted, "It is God who is tempting me!" For God, who cannot be tempted to do wrong, does not himself tempt any one.

Webster

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted by God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:

Weymouth New Testament

Let no one say when passing through trial, "My temptation is from God;" for God is incapable of being tempted to do evil, and He Himself tempts no one.

Williams New Testament

No one must say, when he is tempted to do evil, "I have a temptation from God to do evil," for God cannot be tempted to do evil, and He never tempts anyone to do so.

World English Bible

Let no man say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God can't be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.

Worrell New Testament

Let no one, when tempted, say, "I am tempted from God"; for God cannot be tempted with evils, and He Himself tempteth no one.

Worsley New Testament

Let no one that is tempted say, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted by evils, and He tempteth no one.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let no one say, being tempted -- 'From God I am tempted,' for God is not tempted of evil, and Himself doth tempt no one,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let no man
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man , nothing , no , none , not , anything ,
Usage: 79

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

he is tempted
πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33

I am tempted
πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490

θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀπείραστος 
Apeirastos 
Usage: 1

with evil
κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33

he

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

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Context Readings

Testing And Tempting

12 Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. 13 Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. 14 But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.



Cross References

Isaiah 63:17

Why, O LORD, do You cause us to stray from Your ways And harden our heart from fearing You? Return for the sake of Your servants, the tribes of Your heritage.

Habakkuk 2:12-13

"Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed And founds a town with violence!

Romans 9:19-20

You will say to me then, "Why does He still find fault? For who resists His will?"

James 1:2

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

James 1:12

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

Genesis 3:12

The man said, "The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate."

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